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TTC breaks single-day ridership record

The prospect of longer waits and more crowded buses next year doesn’t appear to be discouraging riders from flocking to the TTC right now. On Sept. 15, the TTC saw a record 1.71 million rides on a single day. It was the fifth time this year that the TTC exceeded the Oct. 27, 2010, record… Read More

Two more Ford allies reject his Port Lands vision

Mayor Rob Ford is facing revolt over his Port Lands plan, with two more prominent allies joining Councillor Jaye Robinson in saying they will not vote to grab control from Waterfront Toronto. Michelle Berardinetti, like Robinson a member of Ford’s executive, and TTC Chair Karen Stintz both said Thursday they want the intergovernmental agency to hasten… Read More

TTC riders could pay more for badly cut service

There’s no 10-cent fare hike actively under discussion — yet. But the TTC’s chief executive is warning that transit riders should probably brace for sardine-like conditions on the buses and the possibility of higher ticket prices in the New Year. Gary Webster said a fare increase is probably unavoidable, given that the transit system still… Read More

New streetcars mean more face time

Leave the nail clippers at home and create a personal space bubble with headphones or your smart phone. That is GO train rider Cindy Smith’s advice to TTC commuters, soon to be confronted with a dramatically different seating plan on the city’s new streetcars — one that will afford them a closer, more direct view… Read More

TTC seeks art consultant for LRT line

TTC seeks highly qualified consultant to choose art for the planned Eglinton Crosstown LRT line. Candidate must work closely with local artists, engineers and project staff. Two-year contract pays up to $420,000. In an environment of shrinking government budgets, the TTC and Metrolinx are taking what some may view as a bold step in hiring… Read More

Are predictable TTC fare hikes a good idea?

Let’s get this straight: Pro-car Mayor Rob Ford has told the TTC it can’t hike fares to solve its budget problems. Meantime the city’s leading transit advocate is calling a fare freeze “madness” given the system’s operating challenges. Streetcar crusader and transit blogger Steve Munro believes predictable, moderate fare increases are preferable to service cuts,… Read More

Subway line, streets closing this weekend

TTC riders will face some interruptions this weekend with a partial closure on the Yonge-University line. Trains won’t be running between Bloor-Yonge and Eglinton stations Saturday and Sunday because crews are installing new track lines at St. Clair Station. During the closure, shuttle buses will be running between the stations… Read More Source Photo and… Read More

Road closures, TTC shutdowns this weekend

In Toronto, summer weekends and road closures go together like candy apples and the Ex. Several events will shut down city streets to traffic this weekend. And scheduled TTC maintenance will interrupt both transit service and use of the Don Valley Parkway. • The Bloorcourt Village Street Festival will close Bloor St. W. from Shaw… Read More